Memphis Depay ‘wants Man Utd transfer’ but Barcelona will demand a fee despite striker’s contract ending in summer

DE DAY MEMPHIS DEPAY reportedly wants to make a stunning return to Manchester United on a free transfer this month.

But current club Barcelona will allegedly demand a fee despite his contract expiring in the summer.
Depay would like to return to Man Utd
The Dutchman spent two years of his career at Old Trafford, joining from PSV Eindhoven in 2015.

But after scoring just seven times in 56 appearances, Depay was sold to French outfit Lyon.

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That’s where the versatile attacker would go on to make a name for himself in one of Europe’s top-five leagues, scoring 76 and assisting 55 in 178 games.

Such form then earned him a free transfer move to Barca in the summer of 2021 on a two-year deal.

But in a season and a half, the 28-year-old has scored 14 in 42, and could be heading for the exit door at Nou Camp.

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According to domoredo, old club Man Utd is where Depay would like to go this month.

However, Barca would like to collect a fee for the player DESPITE his contract expiring in the summer.

Man Utd are also only keen on exploring the loan market, or players with minimal fees attached.

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The Old Trafford club are in the market for an attacker following the spectacular departure of Cristiano Ronaldo.

The two clubs will also meet in the Europa League round of 32 next month.

And Barca are reluctant to strength a rival team.

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